Briefings

Default interest, penalties and illegality under foreign law

21 March 2019

The English Commercial Court recently clarified whether a default interest clause contributes a penalty and the operation of illegality under foreign law. Find out more here.

Bermuda added to EU’s list of non-cooperative jurisdictions

20 March 2019

On 12 March 2019, the Council of the European Union added Bermuda to its list of non‑cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. What does this mean for tax arrangements and offshore companies with global group structures? Read more here.

New legislation on Greek Sociétés Anonymes & bond loans

19 March 2019

Our authors take a look at the Greek new Law 4548/2018. What are the effects of its provisions?

Third Party Funding in the Middle East

11 March 2019

In this briefing we consider the benefits of Third Party Funding and how there are increased opportunities for court litigation and arbitration funding in the Middle East and in particular the UAE.

New feed-in-tariff mechanism for Vietnamese solar energy projects

1 March 2019

The Vietnamese government has considered new solar feed-in-tariffs which will be in place for approximately two years. Linh Doan, Michael Folsom and Edmund Poon examine the effect it will have on solar projects in Vietnam.

German Real Estate Transfer Tax exemption – no state aid

28 February 2019

In our recent briefing, Tax Partner Gerrit Bartsch and Associate Verena Weider discuss the decision of The European Court of Justice regarding the German Real Estate Transfer Tax exemption clause for group restructurings.